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5 wins for nature in 2021
Good news: 2021 saw a series of major wins for the climate, for wildlife and for habitats around the worldwide. Here are 5 of them.
December 15, 2021
Looking ahead: After lost year, urgency rises for climate, nature policy
With world leaders once again set to convene at a series of environmental negotiations later this year, two Conservation International climate experts spoke to Conservation News about the year ahead, and what has to happen.
February 11, 2021
On anniversary of Trump’s Paris withdrawal, 3 reasons for hope
President Donald Trump’s decision has spurred much more climate action than what would have been activated by the Paris Agreement alone.
May 31, 2018
To avert climate disaster, look to land: study
New research will help tropical countries protect and restore their lands — while averting climate disaster.
January 27, 2020
‘People are more important’: A conversation with Anote Tong
With its vast expanse of ocean, the Pacific island nation of Kiribati is experiencing the future of our oceans now.
June 7, 2017
How to explain the climate talks to anyone
With a little help from some climate experts, Conservation News breaks down five things you need to know to explain the climate talks to anyone.
November 26, 2019
Women’s work: Fighting for nature
Jennifer Morris describes her five female role models in conservation.
March 8, 2018
What is Climate Week? 3 things you need to know
Here are 3 things you need to know about Climate Week 2019.
September 18, 2019
Paris climate pact to enter into force ahead of schedule
Thanks to growing global support, the Paris Agreement will officially enter into force in early November.
October 5, 2016
What coffee and airplanes could mean for forests
In light of recent reports on climate change, forests are making headlines.
April 14, 2016
Meet a scientist: An optimist in the face of climate change
Conservation International’s climate change lead talks about how she remains optimistic.
February 6, 2018
In a country racked by climate change, farming must change, too
Liberia considers how to mitigate climate change while strengthening its economy.
November 23, 2017
EU bid to halt imported deforestation ‘moot without investment’
In a new communication, the European Union announced steps it will take to promote global reforestation efforts and end deforestation related to EU imports of agricultural commodities.
July 23, 2019
Scientists say nature should be ‘no-brainer’ for climate action
Scientists show that preserving nature is needed to fight climate change.
January 2, 2018
‘Surf and turf’ can have carbon footprint of cross-country road trip: study
Dining out? You may want to think twice before ordering the “surf and turf special.” The carbon footprint of a steak and shrimp dinner — were it to come from shrimp farms and pasture formerly occupied by mangroves — is the same as driving a small car across the continental United States.
April 10, 2017
What on Earth is ‘REDD+’?
Human Nature breaks down what “REDD+” is and how it helps to conserve forests.
March 28, 2019
Cutting global emissions in half by 2030? With new roadmap, it’s possible
A new report says drastically reducing emissions is the only way to stop climate change in time.
September 13, 2018
Pope’s message to Trump: Protect our planet
Among the gifts Pope Francis gave President Trump at their meeting today was a copy of his 2015 encyclical on the environment, “On Care For Our Common Home.”
May 24, 2017
5 questions you’ve wanted to ask about the Paris Agreement
With the Paris Agreement back in the news, Human Nature offers five things to know about the historic international accord.
June 2, 2017